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Old 09-13-2018, 04:45 AM   #224
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Default Re: [ATE] Farming example

Originally Posted by Daigoro View Post
There's still 100° heat, but as you can see from the graph it's getting beyond the same 1000m below sea level that you had found. I wonder what a similar plot looks like for a more equatorial mountain range.

What kind of flow volume do you need for the pasteurisation? Would putting heat exchangers in their forge chimney flues be enough?
A rough guess there would be maybe 100,000 m3 of water to heat for pasturisation annually. My current thinking is the dwarves may use a fuel plant that can grow above the tree line, Miscanthus should fit. It would also serve as a fuel for cooking.
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And spending too much time thinking about farming for RPGs
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